MCP and FreeBSD

Scott Silva ssilva at
Mon Apr 28 23:08:47 IST 2008

on 4-28-2008 11:00 AM Renee Gehlbach spake the following:
> Hello,
> I had emailed earlier about MCP problems.  I have finally found the 
> issue:  SpamAssassin expected to find a .pre file in 
> /usr/local/etc/MailScanner/mcp and there was not one.  Thus SpamAssassin 
> was bombing after reading in the files with the MCP rules but before 
> actually running the MCP checks.  I copied v320.pre into this directory, 
> and MCP was happy again.
> So now I have two questions:
> 1) is MCP supposed to be looking for this file here?
> 2) if so, will future versions of the FreeBSD port be putting this file 
> here?  if not, will future versions of the port look for this file in 
> the correct place?
> Simply put, do I need to maintain this file myself whenever I update, or 
> will the port be handling this correctly in the future?
> Thanks,
> Renee
It only needs the following in it until a future version of spamassassin needs 

# Check - Provides main check functionality
loadplugin Mail::SpamAssassin::Plugin::Check

MailScanner is like deodorant...
You hope everybody uses it, and
you notice quickly if they don't!!!!

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